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Keith Douglas Partnership specialises in Party Wall matters and boundary disputes.

Keith Douglas has over 45 years experience in dealing with the administration of party wall legislation and in the resolution of boundary disputes without recourse to the Courts.

We seek to give unbiased, accurate and current advice at economic cost.

The Practice

The Practice was founded in 1968 to provide building surveying and architectural services to commercial and industrial clients.

In 1970 the Practice expanded to become multi-disciplinary. Twenty years later the Practice focuses on:-

neighbourly matters, acquisition and merger surveys of commercial, industrial and retail property and the law and practice of Dilapidations.

The Principal

Keith Douglas, FRICS. MCIArb., is a Chartered Building Surveyor specialising in Party Wall matters and boundary disputes.

  • promotes best practice in the administration of The Party Wall etc Act 1996,
  • is a founder member of the Thames Valley Group of Party Wall Surveyors, now the Thames Valley Branch of the nationwide Pyramus and Thisbe Club ( P&T),
  • is the current Branch Chairman having had the honour to serve for thirteen years,
  • is the Past Chairman of the P&T National Club,
  • is the former Editor of the Club's Journal, co-author of 'Introduction to the Act' and 'Benchmark' and an active Co-Editor of the panel drafting and publishing the P&T Guidance Note series,
  • is one of the Surveyors included on the H M Government List of Third Surveyors,
  • until the Summer of 2010 represented the P&T Thames Valley Branch on the National Council since its foundation,
  • regularly gives talks on party wall topics.
Building surveying professional experience:
  • Office refurbishments
  • Fire reinstatement of Plastics Factory and Spices Warehouse
  • Dilapidations of industrial and commercial premises
  • Building Surveys of industrial, commercial, retail, hotel, residential premises and the Zoological Society of London
  • Expert Witness and Arbitrator in building contract disputes
  • Full architectural services in connection with industrial, commercial, retail, hotel and residential premises
  • Full architectural services in connection with residential property including individual houses